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Hidden Children of the Holocaust

Suzanne Vromen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195181289
eISBN:
9780199870752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181289.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

At the time of the Nazi invasion in May 1940, Belgium was a Catholic country with linguistic divisions between north and south. The Catholic Church was the only institution untouched by the German ... More


Introduction

Frank Graziano

in Cultures of Devotion: Folk Saints of Spanish America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195171303
eISBN:
9780199785193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171303.003.intro
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter establishes the cultural and thematic contexts for understanding folk saint devotions. It explores the nature of devotion, the means by which devotions are initiated and disseminated, ... More


 The Forty Years' Peace: Christian Churches Reevaluate Judaism

Michael S. Kogan

in Opening the Covenant: A Jewish Theology of Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195112597
eISBN:
9780199872275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112597.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Since 1965, the Roman Catholic Church has issued three official statements on the Jews and Judaism (in 1965, 1974, and 1985). Added to these are numerous statements by the pope and documents issued ... More


Eschatology

Columba Graham Flegg

in ‘Gathered Under Apostles’: A Study of the Catholic Apostolic Church

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263357
eISBN:
9780191682490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263357.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the eschatology of the Catholic Apostolic Church. It describes the church's Great Testimony, apostolic writings, and liturgical worship. It suggests that Catholic Apostolic ... More


The Laity

Paul Lakeland

in From Trent to Vatican II: Historical and Theological Investigations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178067
eISBN:
9780199784905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178068.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the role of the laity in the Catholic Church. The Trent and Vatican II councils' views about the laity are discussed. It is argued that a theological understanding of the laity ... More


The Discourse of Anti-Relativism in the Political Thought of the Catholic Church

Carlo Invernizzi Accetti

in Relativism and Religion: Why Democratic Societies Do Not Need Moral Absolutes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170789
eISBN:
9780231540377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170789.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter provides a history of the discourse of anti-relativism in the political thought of the Catholic Church, from the first recorded usage of the term in 1884 to the present day.


The Second Strife: Religion as the Catalyst of the Crisis in the 1980S and 1990S

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

After Tito's death, ethnic nationalism was simmering in all parts of Yugoslavia from Slovenia in the northwest to Kosovo in the southeast. The secular politics of the regime's establishment involved ... More


Revolution

Owen Chadwick

in The Popes and European Revolution

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269199
eISBN:
9780191600487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269196.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Starts with the overthrow of the Catholic Church in France in the French Revolution—one of the most momentous events of modern history. It goes on to discuss the Revolution in Italy, the Roman ... More


“Los Que Matan en el Nombre de Dios”: Ríos Montt and the Religious Question

Virginia Garrard‐Burnett

in Terror in the Land of the Holy Spirit: Guatemala Under General Efrain Rios Montt, 1982-1983

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379648
eISBN:
9780199869176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379648.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Using newly available church and guerrilla records, this chapter first discusses the radicalization of the Catholic Church in Guatemala and the alliances formed by the religious and armed Left. ... More


The Emotions in Early-Modern Catholicism

Susan C. Karant-Nunn

in Reformation of Feeling: Shaping the Religious Emotions in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399738
eISBN:
9780199777198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399738.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the sermons of Catholic preachers in the fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth centuries. Among these are sermons by Paul Wann (1420/25–89), who left in manuscript form a series ... More


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